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March 2010 Issue of Collect it – OUT NOW!

The latest edition – March 2010 – of the popular Collect it magazine is now on sale.

This month’s issue is very fairy and mythical related with articles looking into fairies and dragons alongside pages looking into Bears, dolls & toys. It also has Ask The Experts,  some Book Reviews and a Masterclass looking into how to jazz up antique furniture with a lick of paint! This issue also comes with a 24-page supplement – Teddy Bear Scene The A-Z of Bear Collecting.

The ever-regular Jargon Buster by Roland Head is again present this month with letter G – for gilding, grotesque and guinea.

This magazine is currently priced at £3.25 an issue and is available in most good quality newsagents.

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Latest Edition of Collect it Magazine Out Now!

The February 2010 edition of the popular Collect it magazine is out now.

This month’s edition features a whole range of articles covering glass, ceramics to new and vintage items along with a Masterclass article about starting a new collection. It also has the usual brief round-up of some auction results and includes an Event Calendar for Antique Fairs and Auctions for the month.

The popular Jargon Buster written by Roland Head is here again this month covering F – Facets, Fakes, Forgeries and Flambe. Always an interesting read.

Collect it is a monthly magazine currently priced at £3.25. It aims itself at collectors of all sorts from vintage collectables to brand spanking new collectables.

If you want to find out more about the Collect it magazine then visit their website here:

Collect It Magazine

Antiques Info November/December 2009 Out Now!

The November/December 2009 issue of Antiques Info magazine is now on sale.

This issue of the magazine has a new front cover design and includes feature articles on Collecting Sylvac & Sylvac Animals, Chinese Snuff Bottles, There’s money in purses! – Reticules & the development of the evening bag as well as a range of auction reviews, readers letters and a look at the Art market.

Antiques Info magazine is a bi-monthly magazine currently priced at £3.75. Subscriptions to the magazine are available which offer large discounts and can include access to the Gold Services on the Antiques Info website. These include access to a large auction results database, information & valuation services and further databases including UK Fairs & Auctions.

Antique & Collectable Magazines

There are many resources available that help you expand your knowledge of antiques and collectables or that may help when you are on a mission to identify a particular piece or pottery. These include collecting clubs, websites, auctions (through being able to view and handle pieces) and antique fairs – where you may meet other like-minded people.

Books are also an essential source of information, but for keeping up with current events and broadening your knowledge of the industry, magazines can be very valuable, too. There are many antique & collectors magazines that cover a wide variety of areas – some are monthly and some bi-monthly. By having a subscription to your favoured magazine you can not only considerably reduce the cost but you are usually the first to receive them as soon as they are published – and you don’t have to troop out to the shops in the rain to pick it up – bonus!

I have listed a few of the main magazines on the market below to get you started!

Collect it! magazine is a monthly magazine and features a whole range of information each month with focused articles, club information and letters from fellow collectors. It also includes pieces written by Eric Knowles and Mark Hill – experts in their fields.

BBC Home & Antiques magazine is a magazine covering everything to enable you to create a stylish and original home. With feature articles and information on selected antiques for the home this magazine allows you to see how modern day homes can incorporate antiques.

Collectors Gazette is a monthly publication covering all aspects of childhood antiques and collectables. With auction highlights, event guides and price guides its packed full of collectors dreams!

And finally…but not least, Antiques Info. This is a bi-monthly magazine containing feature articles covering all aspects of antiques and collectibles. With auction calendars and antique fair calendars, a letters section and competition crossword it’s packed to the gills with information!

To search through a whole range of magazines and the amazing offers available when you sign up to a subscription then visit Unique Magazines website.